fatum etymology

Latin word fatum comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂-s-ri-, and later Proto-Italic *fāōr (Speak.)

Detailed word origin of fatum

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰeh₂-s-ri- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*fāōr Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Speak.
for Latin (lat) I speak, talk, say.
fatus Latin (lat) Fate. Oracle, prophecy. Word, saying.
fatum Latin (lat) (in the plural) death. (of a god) speech. Destiny, fate. Utterance, declaration, proclamation, prediction.

Words with the same origin as fatum

Descendants of *bʰeh₂-s-ri-
fabula fama fata fere